Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dreampolitik.. Stephen Duncombe

Recent conversation with Steve Lambert ( visitsteve.com ) comes complete with this PDF document of the entire literature/ content contained within Stephen Duncombe’s recent Walker Art centre conference on Impossible Futures, which I have recently posted. Here is the full … Continue reading

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Illumination/ Enlightenment ? (Installation design)

What’s it like to be deaf? To further the case, this video was more what I was looking for. Ask the question, what does this mean to you? How does it translate? Having considered this… Ask the question, what does … Continue reading

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Information. (Installation design)

Information.. Yet not as we generally know it. With the Tree Joke video I make a nod to the Lacan theory. We rely heavily on the visual and literary world to inform us. To tell us what we think we … Continue reading

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First ever UN Conference on Happiness..

http://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/Magazine/view.cfm?id=6320&issue=253 First ever World Happiness Report: http://www.earthinstitute.columbia.edu/sitefiles/file/Sachs%20Writing/2012/World%20Happiness%20Report.pdf Recent article extracted from the Arts Professional Website http://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/ Written by cultural and social entrepreneur William Wong. I have made contact with William to see how relevant he perceive’s my practice to be. William’s … Continue reading

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Utopian Studies Society links to follow. To do….

Hello, Phil   You could try Malcolm Miles at Plymouth – M.F.Miles@plymouth.ac.uk or Nathaniel Coleman in Newcastle nathaniel.coleman@ncl.ac.uk   I am sure there are lots of others, but Malcolm or Nathaniel may be able to make further suggestions.   Best regards   … Continue reading

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The Idea of Utopia in Art and Life

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Practice in Context

I have made contact with all the relevant points of reference. This includes talks with Steve Lambert regards interviews. He has requested I read an article by Stephen Duncombe before any further talks ensue..  Intrigued!. http://visitsteve.com/   Also including feedback … Continue reading

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Truth?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truth Truth has a variety of meanings, such as the state of being in accord with fact or reality.[1] It can also mean having fidelity to an original or to a standard or ideal. In a common usage, it also means constancy or sincerity in … Continue reading

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Practice in Context

Reference points: All derived from recent contact with Utopia Art Sydney. Revealing, some very interesting information about Aboriginal art, actual successful Utopian communities in Perth and also a rather excellent Lecture link from the Walker Art Centre. This lecture raises … Continue reading

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SOS …

Taking shape..

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